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    Garbage :: Swish!
    Late Night :: Span-Tastic
    Tacky Holiday Decorations :: Meet the Griswolds
    Motion :: Rush Hour
    Bridges :: Clemente Bridge
    Stock Photos: Cooking :: Fruit
    Where You Live :: Pittsburgh
    Camera Phone Free Study IV :: Maho Beach
    Honorable Mentions
    Total Eclipse of the Moon :: Engulfed
    Childhood Without Children :: Not Again...
    Candid :: Selling Lollipops To Survive
    After Dark :: City Reflections
    Urban Landscapes :: Colors of the Night
    Portrait in Landscape Orientation :: Have Broom, Will Travel
    Architecture II :: Study Hall
    Practical Jokes :: The Classic Severed Head in the Dishwasher Trick
    User Profile
    Name: Alan Freed Age: 55
    Username: alanfreed
    Gender: M
    Type: Member Location: Ambridge, PA
    Cameras: Nikon D6
    Apple iPhone 13 Pro
    Canon PowerShot S30
    DJI Air 2S
    DJI Mavic Mini
    DJI Phantom 3
    GoPro HD Hero
    GoPro Hero3
    GoPro Hero3+
    GoPro Hero5 Black
    Nikon D100
    Nikon D300
    Nikon D300s
    Nikon D70s
    Nikon D800
    Lenses: Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
    Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D
    Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 200-400mm f/4.0G IF-ED
    Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 24-120mm f/3.5-5.6D
    Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 VR DG IF-ED
    Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
    Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED
    Nikon AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8 G ED
    Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM for Nikon
    Tamron SP AF 17-35mm f/2.8-4 Di LD Aspherical IF for Nikon
    Registered: Aug. 5th 2002
    Contact: Private Message
    URL: http://www.alanfreedphotography.com
    Biography: Photography has been a passion of mine for as long as I can remember. We had a darkroom in the house when I was growing up, so I learned to develop black & white photos at a very early age. That led me to shoot for our local newspaper (The Punxsutawney Spirit) while I was in high school and college, and I still shoot Steelers games for them today.

    Nowadays, I shoot a lot of senior portraits, local high school sports/band/musical groups, and I do some freelance work for a group of newspapers and for Reuters News Agency.

    I am an avid Geocacher, and I have a passion for travel (I've been to all 50 states, and several other countries... like "Cleveland").


    - February 7, 2007: A shot of mine (a head shot of one of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club members) was in The Wall Street Journal.

    - July 2006: A photo of mine (originally a DPC entry) appeared in an advertisement for Chevy. The ad appeared in Sports Illustrated, USA Today and the Major League All-Star Game program. It also ran in a Chevy TV ad on FOX and ESPN.

    - May 2004: A shot of mine appeared in People magazine (of Rob & Amber Mariano, of The Amazing Race and Survivor fame).

    - I have had other photos that have appeared on CBS, HGTV, The Weather Channel, Highlights for Children and numerous other publications.

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    Highest Rated Photographs
    1st PlaceSpan-Tastic
    Late Night
    Average: 7.2759
    Clemente Bridge
    2nd PlaceClemente Bridge
    Average: 7.2705
    Print Available!
    1st PlaceSwish!
    Average: 7.2565
    3rd PlacePittsburgh
    Where You Live
    Average: 7.2426
    Meet the Griswolds
    1st PlaceMeet the Griswolds
    Tacky Holiday Decorations
    Average: 7.2169
    Wonders of the Colorado River
    Wonders of the Colorado River
    Walking Toward the Light
    Walking Toward the Light
    Through a Giant's Eye
    Through a Giant's Eye
    Shuttle Atlantis:  STS-101
    Shuttle Atlantis: STS-101
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